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Pain in hand and Hand stiffness

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Dupuytren's contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition that affects the hands and fingers.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Fingers bending towards palm
  • Pain in hand
  • Hand stiffness
  • Difficulty picking up small objects

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Dupuytren's contracture.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain in hand
  • Hand stiffness
  • Pain in more than one joint
  • Stiffness in many joints
  • Swelling of more than one joint

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Rheumatoid arthritis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.